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SB 138/LM (BR 1262) - M. McGarvey, C. McDaniel, R. Alvarado, J. Bowen, T. Buford, J. Carpenter, D. Carroll, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel, G. Neal, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to firefighters.
     Amend KRS 61.315 to create a presumption of a death in the line of duty and eligibility for a lump-sum death benefit for firefighters who obtain certain types of cancer; specify that the rebuttable presumption exists if an firefighter is employed for five years or more and has not used tobacco products for ten years.


     SCS1/FN/LM - Clarify that the provision relating to the death benefit provided to firefighters affected by cancer is limited to certain types of cancer.

     Jan 28, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 03, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 10, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 11, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16, 2016 - taken from Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)